|Seattle, WA – The first event in this year’s Three Dollar Bill Wednesday series: Three Dollar Bill Cinema and Little Gay Book, LLC are partnering to bring you Queer Fast Flirting and Date Night Short Films at Northwest Film Forum on Capitol Hill! Let’s ring in Valentine’s Day with a bang.
5pm – Queer Fast Flirting (find friends or dates!)
7pm – Date Night Short Films (of the queer variety) Presented by Seattle Pride
You can buy tickets to one or both of these events! Each event has a separate ticket page. Queer Fast Flirting costs $30 before Jan 31. Date Night Short Films costs only $3 for members of Three Dollar Bill Cinema! To become a member, visit https://www.threedollarbillcinema.org/participate/membership/
From Three Dollar Bill Cinema’s 2017 TWIST: Seattle Queer Film Festival and Translations: Seattle Transgender Film Festival, a collection of highly-rated date-night-themed short films:
CALL YOUR FATHER (Jordan Firstman; 2016; USA; 20 min.)
Josh and Greg’s first date quickly spirals out of control, and they realize the generational divide between them is the least of their worries.
BROWN GIRLS: EPISODE 4 (Sam Bailey; 2017; USA; 13 min.)
An intimate story of the friendship between two women of color: while Leila and Patricia come from completely different backgrounds, their friendship is ultimately what they lean on to get through the messiness of their mid-twenties.
THE CURSE (Danny Tayara; 2017; USA; 3 min.)
Jesse’s got a date, but it’s leak week…and they can’t seem to catch a break. Starring Karl Cassel of Seattle band Creature Hole.
MORE THAN GOD (Kev Cahill; 2015; 9 min.)
A pious doctor tries to uncover his wife’s affair and is confronted by his religion, the boundaries of his love for his daughter, and his obligation to resuscitate her lover’s husband.
IN A HEARTBEAT (Beth David & Esteban Bravo; 2017; USA; 5 min.)
It’s hard to keep a crush contained, especially when your heart flies out of your chest to chase your true love!
THE ESCAPE HATCH (David Willing; 2017; Australia; 9 min.)
Wonder Woman walks into a bar on a Saturday night, trying to save a friend from bad dates!
ENCUENTRO (Florencia Manovil; 2016; USA; 17 min.)
A night of drinking with her friends turns eye-opening when young Claudia encounters the captivating foreigner Isabel, who challenges her perceptions of Latinos— and her understanding of herself.
QTPOC Crush (Jaq Nguyen Victor; 2017; USA; 5 min.)
A crush confession and first date proposal from one queer trans person of color to another highlight the public expression of interracial love and longing.
CURMUDGEONS (Danny DeVito; 2016; USA; 17 min.)
Senior citizens Ralph and Jackie (Danny DeVito) balance their relationship with a mixed foundation of potty-mouth deadpan humor and endearing sweetness. There has never been an assisted living facility so lucky.
Three Dollar Bill Cinema strengthens, connects, and reflects diverse communities through queer film and media. They provide access to films by, for, and about lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people and their families, and a forum for LGBTQ filmmakers to share and discuss their work with audiences. They curate themed screenings throughout the year and produce programs in partnership with other arts, cultural, and service delivery organizations in the Greater Seattle area.
More information at www.threedollarbillcinema.org
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Presented by Seattle Pride